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Volunteering

Our volunteers play a vital role in making our community vibrant and connected! They are involved in diverse programs and work alongside our staff to support local people.

14What are the current volunteering opportunities?

Some current volunteering opportunities include:

  • Childcare Assistance
  • Supporting The Big Issue Vendors
  • Assisting at Community Events 
  • Photography/Graphic Design
  • English Language Tutors
  • Handyperson/Gardening.

Other roles involve providing companionship to people who are isolated or supporting older Canberrans by driving them to appointments or taking them shopping.

Volunteering can take many forms. If you have certain skills you would like to share with the community, we may be able to create a volunteer position around your skills.

28What are the benefits of volunteering with WCS?

Our volunteers tell us that they get many benefits out of their volunteering experience including:

  • Feeling connected and being part of the community.
  • Learning new skills.
  • Feeling good and helping others.
  • Enjoyment of working with like-minded passionate people!

How much time do I need to commit?

Usually volunteers commit one to three hours a week for an initial period of three months. But we are flexible, so just let us know your availability.

Want to know more?

For more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator on (02) 6234 6826 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Acknowledgement of Country

"Woden Community Service acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners of this land and their continuing connection to land and community. We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have come from other nations to live on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and elders past, present and future."